Chatham’s summer band concerts, have been a tradition for visitors and locals alike since the 1930s. Performed by a 40-piece local band, The free concerts are held in the quaint gazebo, known officially as the “Whit Tileston Bandstand” in honor of the Chatham Band’s legendary leader, who conducted weekly concerts for five decades. The longstanding tradition of streaming balloons as pictured in Martha’s painting, can be seen floating above the crowd. A sea of blankets and folding chairs are assembled around the Bandstand, As concertgoer’s arrive hours ahead of time to stake out a favorite vantage point. Chatham Band concerts are a family tradition that have been recognized nationwide for more than five decades and counting! “Chatham Bandstand” has recently been featured on The Travel Channel.
“Chatham Bandstand” by Martha McElroy. Original Acrylic on Canvas 12” * 16”. This Painting was completed in 1993. “Chatham Bandstand” Is a Whimisical Painting which captures the charm of a Summertime Tradition in the popular resort village of Chatham, Massachusetts. Martha’s attention to detail can not go unnoticed.....from the vibrant colors of the ballons floating above, To the backdrop of Summer Guests gathering around the Bandstand. The main focal point in Martha’s painting is that of the Band Members. Dressed in their Famous Red Band Uniforms, The Accomplished Musicians play along with the Conductor’s lead, Bringing this painting to life as a Timeless Classic.
Signed and Numbered by Martha McElroy
12” * 16” Limited Edition to 500 - Available on Paper or Stretched Canvas.
24” * 32” Limited Edition to 250 - Available on Paper or Stretched Canvas.
36” * 48” Limited Edition to 125 - Available on Paper or Stretched Canvas.
Archival Paper: Hahnemühle - Photo Rag® Matt
Fine Art – smooth 308 gsm, 100% Cotton, white
Photo Rag® – a white, 100% cotton paper with a smooth surface texture – guarantees archival standards. With its premium matt inkjet coating Photo Rag® meets the highest industry standards regarding density, colour gamut, colour graduation and image sharpness while preserving the special touch and feel of genuine art paper.
Archival Canvas: Lyve Matte Canvas - 450 GSM 19 mil
Lyve is considered one of the best fine art canvases for reproductions, this paired with the Timeless satin or gloss varnish creates a masterpiece print that can be enjoyed for a lifetime!
100+ years certified archival by an accredited 3rd party. No optical brighteners (OBA-free), yet still bright white.
Stretched Canvas Giclée’s are printed with only top quality materials. We use high quality Lyve archival poly-cotton canvas, Premium Poplar wood stretcher bars (made in the USA), Specially Dried to reduce warping and cracking. Timeless satin varnish, hand sprayed, not machine coated, providing the most even professional coating in the World! All of our materials meet or exceed the standards set forth by the Fine Art Trade Guild for pH and light-fastness. Everything is printed coated and hand stretched in house by certified professionals.
Solasta Gallery Frames
Streamlined and absolutely timeless, these simple solid wood picture frames are perfect for a gallery presentation in your home or business. Display your Solasta Giclee in style with our Museum Quality Frames. The Gallery style is transitional - it works in virtually any type of space. Choose Your perfect frame Available in a variety of colors with or without mating options.
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